Potentilla nepalensis Ron McBeath


$13.95 ea. (3+ discount) $13.50 ea.

In stock for Fall 2019

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Plant Code: PORM

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Handsome, dark red-centered, carmine-rose flowers bloom non-stop! Heart-shaped, five-petaled flowers hover on branched stems over strawberry-like foliage.

This Potentilla honors Ron McBeath, a former assistant curator of plants at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh, Scotland. The common name, Cinquefoil means five-leaved in reference to the foliage. Mounds of low maintenance, strawberry-like foliage adds a pleasing texture to complement other plants in the garden.


Type: Perennials
Height: Short 12"
Spacing: Plant 2' apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun / Half Shade
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy
Flower: Red
Accent: Rose
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Evergreen
  • OK in Containers

Potentilla General Information

Potentilla are low maintenance perennials with strawberry-like foliage. Does not tolerate the humidity of the Gulf States well. Good lawn substitute for low-traffic areas.

Potentilla Plant Care

Low maintenance and drought tolerant. Will tolerate any soil as long as it is well drained. Can be divided every 3 years in spring or fall. Will self sow. Clean up damaged foliage in spring.